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brace for hours and inches of rainfall. you would never know it looks like a nice calm, just a little cloudy but let's get the latest from 5wyatt everhart. >> kelly, the pro verb y'all calm before the coastal storm. we look for some rain to come in here tonight and especially through the first probably two- thirds of the day tomorrow. let's take a i#9ñlook first at current round of flood watches and advisories just about the entire state under some type of watch. the bottom line most of these going into effect at midnight lasting through tomorrow jñafternoon, tomorrow evening because gnats when we think we're going to see the peak wet weather. also a coastal flood concern along the chesapeake high tides could be 2 to 3 feet above t0n, dry, maryland's radar nothing now, but there's a lot of rain brewing down to the south and it's inbound. expected to get in here later on this evening and especially overnight tonight. we'll talk much more $ threat for flooding and when she should see the heaviest of
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the rain. that's coming up in a few minutes. >> thanks a lot wyatt. a maryland man convicted in a drunk driving death will not ehind bars, he'll also serve time in the victim's church. jeff hager has more on this unusual sentence out of anne arundel county. >> reporter: it was in the lu hours of the morning on a rain- slicked road near loathe yan where a young man ending a night of drinking ended the life of bob burdette. f("eutáhfrom his to pick up a church to take him to work as he had every morning for 22 years. > here is our loss. >> reporter: burdette's death devastated ñiçmembers of the congregation at clinton united methodist church where he had been an active member since its inception. >> you could come here any time bob was here. if you needed anything day or night you could call didn't live very far from here and he would come.
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>> reporter: when it came time to sentence 26-year-old sean fits gibb 3v/one on a vehicular manslaughter conviction an anne arundel county circuit judge gave limb the maximum 10 year sentence. but he didn't stop there. >> this is the judge's thing it came out of left q:hfield so speak at us. >> reporter: the judge tacked on five years of probation and 74 hours of community service, one hour for each year of the j÷ be served every other weekend where else, but at the victim's church. >> i think for the most part people here will have found it in their heart to forgive and deal with it. there will be itdmaybe a few wi have a hard time because that's the human nature. >> reporter: whether the sentence represents punishment or pen owns those closest to the victim úxsaid he would have approved of it. >> we're praying that it will be more for helping hands and maybe changing a young man's
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life. that's the :qíñmain thing chang a young man's life helping turn him around. and also help healing us. >> reporter: in clinton jeff hager abc 2 news. i@pshortly after the cras fitzgibbons blood alcohol was .21%, that's more than double the legal limit. a man who admitted to jand killing a 16-year- old bicyclist last year has been sentenced to 6 months in jail. aaron lore song struck the back of benjamin's mile from his home. police found drugs in his pocket. he admitted being addicted. , /baltimore county polic have arrested and charged these men with the murder of jose
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realize. manuel gutierrez fo1çand jamie calderon both lived with ramirez. monday night police were called to stone gate court for reports of an injured person that's when they found ramirez dead alongside the road. ñramirez had been killed by blunt force trauma. both gutierrez and calderon had been formally charged with first degree murder and held at the baltimore county detention center without bail. on old deanna green who was electrocuted has settled a lawsuit with a private company but is still seeking to sue the city. in 2006 she was electrocuted as the fence was also touching an underground cable. investigators say when green reached for a second fence an electrical surge was completed e girl. an attorney for douglas electric and lighting declined to give the amount of the settlement. a judge granted the city green's family filed an amended complaint to restart
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litigation. well, you don't need to be embarrassed when you or your children get head lice you need to know what to do to get rid g of it. >> reporter: when marybeth had children she never imagine she would be dealing with head lice. >> even though you're telling yourself this happens to ™ihappen to anyone, it doesn't matter your socio economic status or how clean you are, you still get that, not us feeling. >> reporter: it's been a problem ever since her oldest >> head lice are tiny little brown bugs that live on human but they don't carry disease. >> reporter: they crawl don't fly they are transmitted from direct head-to-head contact. the american ío5academy of pediatrics recommends first treating over counts products prescription medications are available. comb through the hair to check
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for lice and eggs u called knits. mary bet's family has been lice three. >> most of the nits are around the neck and ears. i'm hitting those areas first. >> :ma. >> don'tt be embarrassed. it happens to everyone. if you get through life without it happening to you or your children that's like a miracle. >> 02ñreporter: i'm elizabeth kelly. >> dr. ben carson and his wife candy want every child to have access to good books. today mrs. carson helped open two-car éúson reading rooms in fallston. a very special ribbon cutting ceremony took place at elementary school. this school will have not one to enjoy. many on hand had hoped to meet dr. carson he couldn't attend. but he did sends a message to the kids through a video.
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>> 0/ . it really began to change my slh6fe so i demand reading abou people with great accomplishment, what i learned is that the person who had the most to do with you and what happens to you is you. >> dqthe carsons credit readin as the cattails to anyone's success. they have opened 50 reading rooms across the country. democracy pl(ii2010 and ra for maryland's governor the man currently hold go job has a big name backing him. will endorse governor martin o'malley. according to the camp his endorsement will be announced in bethesda at an organics beverage company office. when it comes to who's leading the race for the next gover'
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o'malley is leading over former governor bob erhlich according registered voters support o'malley while 41% said they will support erhlich. erhlich has the support of almost every republican voter in the state as well as support among independents. the margin of error is >$cslus minus 3.5 percentage points among registered voters. millionaires of maryland are growing faster than the stock market according to a study by phoenix marketing. number of million dollar household inched higher representing almost 7% of the population. 144,686 households are worth more ón last year maryland had 133,299 millionaires. well, it was an old- fashioned town nearly destroyed 5añby an early morning fire. but now the town is back on track. hear from the people who
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refused to let mt. airy burn to the ground and stay there. also hear how one woman refuses to fe5ñsad and sorry about breast cancer. instead what she's doing is throwing a party. clouds holding pretty tough out there today. 68 degrees at bwi. couple of táldegrees off our 2- degree guarantee of 73. plenty of rain beginning to make its way into maryland. we'll have the details coming up. four years ago, bob ehrlich got fired as governor of maryland.
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for good reason. first, he protected tax loopholes for giant cable cable companies. then, he let utilities jack up our rates 72%. and for the last four years, he worked as a hired gun for big corporations, even a bank that took billions from a taxpayer funded bailout. ehrlich sides with corporate executives again and again and again tell bob ehrlich big banks and billionares don't need help. middle class marylanders do. my dad is the supervisor of a train station and my mom's a teacher. my dad's an auto technician. my mom's a receptionist. i'm not sure i would have been able to afford college without the tuition freeze. while tuition in other states is rising out of reach... governor o'malley made the tough choice to freeze tuition. he made my dream of going to college into a reality. i'm the first in my family to go to college. my brother and i never would have been able to afford college. even though times were tough... governor o'malley kept his promise. there's never a doubt... there's never a doubt whose side he's on. martin o'malley... moving maryland forward. i'm frank kratovil and i approve this message. the real andy harris.
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buried in his website - a promise to replace the tax code with a 23% sales tax and eliminate the mortgage interest deduction. a bush tax panel said families would pay $6,000 more a year. a reagan tax advisor calls it a very dumb idea. but that's not his only bad idea. harris was the only senator to vote against expanding the child care tax credit and against the state's cancer treatment program. andy harris' extreme ideas will cost us. old gibbs canning company. today these factories are full of dot com businesses. and now my job is helping maryland create new economy jobs. training new math and science teachers investing in our institutions of excellence pioneering new cyber security jobs and giving an old gm plant a jump start building electric motors. i'm barbara mikulski. i approve this message so you'll know i'm fighting for you.
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. three years ago mt. airy by an early morning fire. questions were raised about what would happen to the area. tonight abc the news lamont williams shares the answer to some of those questions. >> it's really shocking. yseptember 2nd, 200 7, a raging fire destroys businesses in downtown mt.
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airy. >> it was surreal. >> reporter: businesses that represented the legacy of mt. airy. 3ñmorning see it in flame was heartbreaking, was gone in a moment. >> we're going to rebuild there's no doubt about that. >> trying to put it behind us look %/ >> reporter: the fire devastated these businesses here may have destroyed the historic structure, but iof mt airy found a will and fortitude not to throw in the towel but to rise above the andes. mt. airy banded together with the resolve not only to ñmake it better a maintain the historic look and feel. >> they wanted to keep the style. so, the far building down there which was the watkins u18qbuild basically represents what the watkins building looked like before it was destroyed by fire.
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if ban building next two stores that were replaced in i)ia sim fashion and then just carried through the same design. >> reporter: brick oven cafe' is back. >> didn't think about what are we 9ñdoing next what kind of business. we were going to build in mt. airy come back to main street. >> reporter: joanne sap lost her store but this survived the fire and motivated her. had been in the fire brought the surfboard to me. >> reporter: her dream now back on track, she says she never gave up. >> my husband said well we can i said no. this is my life. i'm going to get it back. >> reporter: so main street is back, and better than ever. >> main street america is vibrant and alive again especially down here. in mt. airy i'm lamont williams. >> a bad thing happens to you there's got to be a good door behind it to open. >> reporter: 1i abc 2news..
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think pink week all week kelly. >> that's right. >> i tell you, it's great stuff. ña little short on pink though. luckily i got a couple days off going into the weekend. you only have so much pink in the closet. >> i have a lot of pink. >> i can éarthat. had a little rain earlier today but fizzled out. later on overnight tonight into the first half of the day tomorrow that's when we're going to get heavy steady rain. typical areas of flood out and the bay g spots al8z we're going to have above average high tides. got to be prepared for it. take a look at maryland's most powerful radar right now. we're seeing a little bit of clearing here at the e&cmoment that's the bottom line. light to moderate showers put down a trace to a 10th of an inch things clearing off pretty nicely. that won't hold up through the rest of the night. as a result we do have multiple flood watches and a7ydsories up for most of the central part of
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the state bottom line eastern shore included in this as well as far western maryland northern virginia. along the immediate chesapeake bay these bluer shaded are also under a coastal flood advisory especially over the next couple approaching high tides in the overnight and first high tide on the day above average high tides. so that's the concern with the coastal low coming up out of the south. we're going to look for gust he winds tomorrow. not a lot of wind right now. in fact winds calm. temperatures 66. so cool evening, bjipartly clo and you really wouldn't think anything is up but it is. again it's going to take a couple more hours to get in here. just about a trace of an inch of rain most spots well south y& of baltimore nothing north of town. and again blue skies today quickly giving way to cloudy skies getting a little more ominous looking outs there late into the afternoon. as that storm makes its 8move. temperature wise 60s now humidity very high. air is almost saturated that's going to help fuel these
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showers and downpours as they come in overnight. satellite radar trend check it out you could see more of the jfheavier rain down through nor carolina and virginia, but the main batch of moisture, the main source of this thing remnants of a tropical storm and now this is really running up the entire east coast. the heaviest of h-this rain in the carolinas now where they are dealing with those downpours. but this thing is going to continues to track right up the east coast and take a while to get out of here tomorrow. so we will look for heavy pml9a=uim"u here it is for you our future cast model we pick up the heavier rain beginning around 2:00 a.m. in the morning probably wake up to it first thing tomorrow morning as those rains get heavier and vmb.steadier throug lunchtime tomorrow then we'll begin to see the winds decrease from west to east has this moisture train slides steadily further offshore. and then we dry it out tomorrow night really brin sunny weather friday to dry out all these heavy soaking rains, but again the source of this thing going all the way down into the tropics here all the way south of the yucatan and
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mejc8o. big moisture fest coming out of the tropics and that will fuel several inches of rain here in maryland through the day tomorrow and into tomorrow night. 65 with rain getting heavier and steadier by eeljut()h tomorrow. look at the potential for flooding especially in the low- lying areas through the first half of the day at least tomorrow. and finally tomorrow afternoon showers begin to taper off from west to east just a few ä2ywscattered showers over thro the evening tomorrow night. and your 7-day forecast again drying it out big time. friday sunshine, get a chance to let all that rain evaporates into the weekend as we stay generally r6ydry. much cooler for komen sunday. could be upper 40s early that morning. kelly. >> all right thanks a lot wyatt. coming up tonight at 11:00 just about a month into those ikm pivotal midterm elections and one senate race has captured the nation's attention in one corner a career politician and
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world wrestling entertainment. and now linda mcmahon is inching closer to pinning her opponent. plus a college freshman commits suicide and his room plate faces charges. why that roommate's webcam may have pushed the @ñteen to take his own life. those stories coming up tonight at 11:00. jennifer cox wanted to do something. k# worried over her friend with breast cancer jen is doing what she can to celebrate those who have passed and those who are living. the road never ends siañas far jen cox is concerned. >> reporter: at the end of the dock with its back brushed up against bear creek sits a hard yacht cafe'. all is quiet today except for the flags o2kñflapping in the breeze. we lost a dear friend last week, rhonda. >> the tests came back they found out it was worse so she had to jfdgo in for chemo.
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she had one treatment. >> reporter: feeling a trillion miles away from a cure jennifer knew this was her chance to do something for her friend. >> it's @¬ fair. i mean, she was too young a girl. she's going to miss a lot. >> reporter: so let the party begin. instead of feeling sad and sorry and helpless, jen did what she does party. >> i love planning parties. that's what we do, you know. and i just didn't know i could do all that. crowd. see all these ladies. they gave back all their tips. you see all these tattoos. the artist gave back his. at first the party was bye-bye t it got better. see this pink cooler with the lock. it's a modern day swear jar. >> anyone that says the f word however many times a dollar for every time. we ended up e=#putting it into computer because people said i don't have a dollar. well, just add it to your tab.
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>> reporter: they raised $500 in one night. >> it's a bar. >> reporter: and in the hard yacht cafe' that night was rhonda having the time of her life. >> she was so happy and so thankful. )w.all she could say was it was easy getting through it because she had friends. >> reporter: so now jen will walk with her friends on sunday she showed me the t-shirts started out with her mom then 12 friends joined in. >> we're up to 22 walkers. so, we decided to walk instead of run. so we're all going to walk as a team anq9we've raised $8,251 t date. >> reporter: rhonda's daughter thought this sunday was too soon , but jen has a way of words and now she has another walker. actually o daughters didn't want to do it. she said i don't know how i'm going to do something, you know, support something that
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i'm so mad about. and i j3omean, she realized it' for the cure. >> reporter: here is jennifer, who doesn't believe in dead ends or the end of the dock. she knows what she has to do and this sunday she will show all of us how to do jmlit ever step of the way. >> i mean, other than a cure, anything we can do. it's an amazing experience tjso far. >> jen is having a wine and women event on saturday from 1:00 to 5:00 at the heart yacht cafe' on cove road. >> all the money raised goes to the race for the cure. with less than a weef%lto go into the komen maryland race for the cure. abc 2 is paying tribute to people who are involved in the fight against breast cancer we introduce you to qóaçanother survivor who's giving back. >> my name is amanda brannon and my mom died from breast cancer when i was zw
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she helped raised $100,000 towards breast cancer research. after i saw she raised that much money i just wanted to follow in her footsteps and make sure i raised as #w could. i organized the swim fest and i went to the clubs 80 swimmers came out to swim. right now i'm 13 years old and i raised $9,000 but goal by the time i'm 18 i will have raised x
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four years ago, bob ehrlich got fired as governor of maryland. for good reason. first, he protected tax loopholes for giant cable cable companies. then, he let utilities jack up our rates 72%. and for the last four years, he worked as a hired gun for big corporations, even a bank that took billions from a taxpayer funded bailout. ehrlich sides with corporate executives again and again and again tell bob ehrlich big banks and billionares don't need help. middle class marylanders do. tonight on "world news" saving lives, big news about

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